Admission opens at Azim Premji University

About the Programme

The postgraduate programme offered by Azim Premji University currently covers distinct themes in Education, Development, Public Policy & Governance and Law – for which Masters degrees are being offered. The sub-themes listed under each theme are indicative and not restrictive. To develop competent and committed professionals for the education, development and related sectors in India is the main objective of the Azim Premji University’s postgraduate degree programmes.

Courses Offered

Master of Education (M.Ed)

The two-year full-time Master of Education (M.Ed.) programme aims to develop professionals with sound disciplinary knowledge along with critical perspectives on education, curriculum, teaching and learning, and capable of analysis, reflection, conceptual thinking, and meaningful action. With the process of teacher education through specialized domains of knowledge, the University seeks to enrol students who are interested in a deep engagement.

Master of Arts (M.A.) Development

The discourse of development, its ethical imperatives and its implications for policy and action along with the individuals capable of informed and thoughtful development action, aware of the complexity, depth and scope are the primary objectives of the Master of Arts (M.A.) Development Programme at Azim Premji University.

They will be in a position to meaningfully contribute to meeting India’s growing need for individuals who can engage with development challenges. The other materials included in the study programme are political welfare economics, history and politics of India, sociology, economy, population studies and labour studies; livelihood; legal studies and governance; health systems, rural and urban studies, habitats, ecosystems and communities; traditional communities and the pressures of industrialisation; ameliorative and other approaches to crises.

LL.M. in Law and Development

Students may elect to do courses in a wide variety of fields (private and commercial law, human rights, tax law, livelihoods, environment and sustainability) and across a wide range of disciplines (economics, anthropology, political science, sociology, history and philosophy) offered at Azim Premji University. The programme is specifically designed for students who seek to make a mark in the legal system, government, civil society, academia and the world of ideas.

The LL.M. in Law and Development will be a research and field intensive post-graduate programme in law. The programme is comprised of mandatory courses on Law and Development, Law and Justice, Comparative Public Law and Legal Research Methods.

Master of Arts (M.A.) Education

The Master of Arts (M.A.) Education Programme at Azim Premji University is a broad-based Programme of Study that includes theory, practice, research, policy and planning in education. People with the good understanding of education, capabilities for action and deep social commitment can take-up the programme for it is particularly created for them. The sub-themes covered in the programme are pedagogy, assessment, educational technology, educational leadership and management, inclusive education, curriculum studies, teachers and teacher educators.

Master of Arts in Public Policy and Governance (MPG)

The Master of Arts in Public Policy and Governance (MPG) will prepare students to critically analyse public policy problems, programs and policies; identify and frame governance problems; provide purposive programmatic solutions, and undertake critical and impactful governance research.

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